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22-Apr-2021 Mumbai

Virat Kohli becomes first to reach 6,000 runs in IPL history

India and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) skipper Virat Kohli on Thursday became the first batsman to get to 6,000 runs in the Indian Premier League (IPL) history.Kohli, who scored a half-century in a huge century partnership with Devdutt Padikkal for the...

14-Apr-2021 Chennai

Glenn Maxwell's knock was the difference : Virat Kohli

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) skipper Virat Kohli paid compliments to Glenn Maxwell saying that his team's No. 4 batsman was the difference in Wednesday's victory over SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH).Maxwell's 59 off 41 balls helped RCB make 149 for eight which...

20-Mar-2021 Ahmedabad

Now that we have depth, I'd like to open: Virat Kohli

India's gamble of playing a batsman less -- by dropping KL Rahul -- and including an extra bowler in T. Natarajan didn't cost them at all as they managed to post a mammoth 224 for two wickets in 20 overs to out-bat England."The fact that Rishabh and Shreyas...

06-Mar-2021 Ahmedabad

Rohit's 161 most defining moment of series : Virat Kohli

Facing criticism for his devil-may-care attitude and not putting a heavy price on his wicket in Australia series and in the first Test against England in Chennai, Rohit Sharma's knock of 161 in the second Test emerged as the defining moment.India skipper Virat...

24-Feb-2021 Ahmedabad

3rd Test vs Eng: India take charge with Patel's 6-wkt haul (Stumps)

India took charge of the third Test on the first day itself with local boy Axar Patel, the left-arm spinner, leading the way with the second best spell in day-night Test matches, picking six wickets for 38 to help bowl out England for just 112 in first innings...

01-Feb-2021 New Delhi

My whole world in one frame: Virat on pic with wife & baby

Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli and his actress wife Anushka Sharma on Monday shared the first picture of their daughter Vamika.Anushka took to Instagram to share an image of the couple along with their daughter and wrote, "We have lived together with...

17-Dec-2020 Mumbai

Full version of Anushka Sharma-Virat Kohli wedding song out now

Actress Anushka Sharma and cricket superstar Virat Kohli tied the knot three years ago, and the full version of the song that featured in their wedding video is out now.Anushka and Virat got married in December 2017, but it was only a year later that a video...

28-Oct-2020 Abu Dhabi

We were in the game until 17th over : Virat Kohli

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) captain Virat Kohli on Wednesday felt that his team was in with a chance of beating Mumbai Indians (MI) until the 17th over of the latter's innings during an Indian Premier League (IPL) match.RCB missed a chance to take a...

17-Oct-2020 Dubai

AB de Villiers most impactful player in the IPL : Virat Kohli

It was an AB de Villiers show that took Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) over the line against Rajasthan Royals (RR) on Saturday at the Dubai International Stadium. RCB were facing a climbing required rate while chasing a target of 178 until de Villiers...

12-Oct-2020 Sharjah

AB de Villiers is a genius, it was a special knock : Virat Kohli

While paying heart-felt tribute to his teammate AB de Villiers for his brilliant unbeaten 73-run knock in Royal Challengers Bangalore's (RCB) big win against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) on Monday, captain Virat Kohli called him a genius."I thought I had a...

11-Oct-2020 Dubai

Super Over against Mumbai Indians freed me up: Virat Kohli

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) captain Virat Kohli said that a pull stroke that he played of Mumbai Indians' Jasprit Bumrah in the Super Over that the two sides had played on September 28 helped him free himself and find form. Kohli scored an unbeaten 90...

24-Sep-2020 Dubai

Have to stand in front and take the brunt of it : Virat Kohli

Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Virat Kohli on Thursday admitted that his mistakes on the field led to a 97-run defeat against Kings XI Punjab at Dubai International Cricket Stadium.Kohli dropped two easy catches of Kings XI Punjab skipper KL Rahul in...

24-Sep-2020 New Delhi

Team India fitness levels behind others, Virat Kohli tells PM

Virat Kohli, captain of the Indian cricket team, on Thursday admitted that while the fitness standards of the side has improved, they are still behind when compared with other teams in the world.While interacting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the...

21-Sep-2020 Dubai

Yujvendra Chahal changed the game for us : Virat Kohli

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) skipper Virat Kohli lauded his teammates for keeping their composure as they defeated Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) by 10 runs in their opening encounter of the Indian Premier League (IPL) here on Monday."Last year we were on...

17-Sep-2020 Kolkata

IPL 13: We all have accepted the situation around us : Virat Kohli

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) skipper Virat Kohli on Thursday said players have made peace with life in a bio-secure bubble as they have embraced the new normal which is allowing them to play cricket amid uncertain times owing to the Covid-19 pandemic.Kohli...

14-Sep-2020 New Delhi

Great Learning ropes in Virat Kohli as brand ambassador

Ed-tech company Great Learning on Monday announced the appointment of Virat Kohli, as its brand ambassador.The captain of the Indian cricket team, who also topped a recent ranking of India's most powerful celebrities, will now be the face of the Great Learning...

30-Aug-2020 Dubai

Pretty scared to hit nets for first time in 5 months: Virat Kohli

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and Indian captain Virat Kohli said his first training session ahead of the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL) season went "better than expected" but added he was "pretty scared" to hit the nets for the first time in five...

24-Aug-2020 Dubai

IPL 13: We need to protect the bio-secure bubble : Virat Kohli

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) captain Virat Kohli said on Monday that one mistake could spoil their Indian Premier League (IPL) season during the team's first virtual team meeting here.The 13th edition of the IPL will start in the UAE from September 19....

04-Aug-2020 Mumbai

Here's how Anushka Sharma loves to irritate Virat

Actress Anushka Sharma loves to annoy her husband, Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli, by beating him at board games.On Tuesday, Anushka conducted an interactive  question-answer session on Instagram, where she shared a lot of fun anecdotes and meaningful...

01-Aug-2020 Mumbai

Virat Kohli shares inspirational message with fans on social media

India skipper Virat Kohli on Saturday shared a profound message with his fans and followers on Instagram.Kohli shared a black and white photograph of himself and captioned it: "If you are true to yourself, you won't fear anything."International cricket recently...

24-Jul-2020 New Delhi

I don't mind getting hurt, just don't want to get out : Virat Kohli

The 2014 tour of England is one that saw current India skipper Virat Kohli struggle against the swinging Dukes ball in English conditions. With scores of 1, 8, 25, 0, 39, 28, 0,7, 6 and 20 in the five Tests of that tour, he averaged just 13.50 in his ten...

23-Aug-2019 North Sound (Antigua)

Look to middle everything even at the nets: Virat Kohli to Viv Richards

The old adage goes that winners don't do different things, they do things differently. And it has once again come to the fore as India captain Virat Kohli and West Indies legend Viv Richards have revealed in their recent chat on BCCI.TV that while Kohli...

29-Jul-2019 Mumbai

Ridiculous, have had no issues with Rohit : Virat Kohli

India skipper Virat Kohli quashed rumours of a rift in the team, saying he is baffled by talks of things not going well between him and Vice Captain Rohit Sharma."In my opinion, it's baffling to be honest. It's absolutely ridiculous to read such stuff that...

29-Jul-2019 London

We fancy our chances at World Test Championship : Virat Kohli

Insisting that India have performed well in the recent years in Test cricket, skipper Virat Kohli believes his boys will fancy their chances of winning the inaugural ICC World Test Championship.The ICC on Monday officially launched WTC which begins with the first...

24-Jul-2019 Mumbai

Learn from my mistakes: Kohli to young Indian players

Captain Virat Kohli has insisted that the environment in the Indian change room is very friendly where each and every person is allowed to express their opinion in a free manner.In an interview with the Times of India, Kohli said he treats all the players with...

12-Jul-2019 New Delhi

Virat Kohli feels IPL-style knockouts an option for WC

Virat Kohli after his teams ouster from the 2019 World Cup on Wednesday to New Zealand at Old Trafford spoke about how it was a case of being eliminated after just 40-45 minutes of poor batting. And the India skipper believes that having an Indian Premier...

10-Jul-2019 Manchester

Dhoni's run out was a big moment : Kane Williamson

After a narrow 18-run win over India in the semifinal of the World Cup at the Old Trafford on Wednesday, New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson felt that Mahendra Singh Dhoni's run out in the penultimate over of the match was the turning point of the game as...

10-Jul-2019 Manchester

Ravindra Jadeja is understated but priceless for us: Virat Kohli

A lot has been spoken about Ravindra Jadeja and pundit Sanjay Manjrekars comment that he is a ‘bits and pieces cricketer.But skipper Virat Kohli stood up and took the all-rounder's side and said that Jadeja was one of the most understated cricketers and...

10-Jul-2019 Manchester

I made errors when I was young, Pant will learn : Virat Kohli

With the score at 24/4, Indias most talked about talent -Rishabh Pant  was joined by all-rounder Hardik Pandya as India looked to chase down New Zealands total of 239 at the Old Trafford on Wednesday to find a place in the final at Lords on July 14.The...

08-Jul-2019 Manchester

Hope Rohit gets two more centuries so we win two games : Virat Kohli

Indias limited-overs deputy Rohit Sharma has been on a roll with 647 runs from 8 innings that includes 5 centuries. As the team heads into the semi-final against New Zealand, skipper Virat Kohli once again acknowledged the role Rohit has played at the top of...

07-Jul-2019 London

Virat Kohli remains on top but Rohit bridges gap in ODI rankings

India captain Virat Kohli retained the top position among batsmen after scoring five half-centuries in the ongoing ICC Cricket World Cup but opener Rohit Sharma bridged the gap in the latest update to the ODI Player Rankings after a stupendous run in the league...

03-Jul-2019 Birmingham

Rohit is the 'best one-day player' : Virat Kohli

India skipper Virat Kohli was all praise for Rohit Sharma who scored a brilliant century against Bangladesh and termed him as the "best one-day player".On Tuesday, Sharma  (104) scored his fourth century of the ongoing World Cup, thus helping India post...

29-Jun-2019 New Delhi

Team India 'ready to rumble' in new jersey against England

The Indian cricket team will be seen in a new avatar when they face England in the much-anticipated World Cup clash at the Edgbaston Cricket Ground in Birmingham.The Men in Blue will be sporting a new 'away jersey' -- which has splattering of orange on the...

29-Jun-2019 Birmingham

Happy with new away kit, blue to remain our colour : Virat Kohli

India skipper Virat Kohli on Saturday said he is fine with the new 'away jersey' for one game as it looks smart but maintained that blue will always remain their original colour."For one game, it's fine. I don't think permanently we'd be heading in that direction...

27-Jun-2019 Manchester

MS Dhoni is a legend of the game : Virat Kohli

Indian skipper Virat Kohli once again has come to defence of underfire MS Dhoni, saying the wicketkeeper-batsman is a "legend of the game" whose keen understanding and experience has held the team in good stead and won them many matches over the course of the...

20-Jun-2019 London

Skipper Virat Kohli goes the Mahi way with new haircut

After some clinical performances on the field, especially the massive 89-run win over arch-rivals Pakistan in the World Cup, the Indian cricketers were handed a two-day break before they regrouped in Southampton on Wednesday. And no sooner did they hit the...

17-Jun-2019 London

It was a lovely gesture from Virat Kohli : Steve Smith

India skipper Virat Kohli had stopped Indian fans from booing former Australia skipper Steve Smith during their World Cup encounter in London on June 9. Pointing towards the fans, Kohli had asked them to show respect to Smith and the Australian has said that...

16-Jun-2019 Manchester

Virat Kohli becomes fastest batsman to score 11,000 ODI runs

India skipper Virat Kohli rose to the challenge on Sunday against Pakistan and added another feather to his cap by becoming the fastest player in the history of the game to cross  the 11,000-run mark in ODIs.Kohli achieved the feat in 222 innings, going...

15-Jun-2019 Manchester

Virat Kohli not focussed on individual competition with Mohammad Amir

On the eve of the marquee India-Pakistan clash at the World Cup, India captain Virat Kohli said on Saturday that while Mohammad Amir remained a threat, his team will focus on the other bowlers as much as on the left-arm speedster."I am not going to say...

10-Jun-2019 London

Cannot take Bhuvi's ODI performances for granted: Virat Kohli

Skipper Virat Kohli was all praise for medium-pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar, who played a pivotal role in India's clinical win over Australia in their World Cup fixture at the Kennington Oval.On Sunday, Kumar bowled brilliantly during Australia's big chase and kept...

06-Jun-2019 Southampton (England)

It was a professional win: Virat Kohli

Following a resounding victory over South Africa, India skipper Virat Kohli praised his team for coming out with a highly professional performance in their World Cup opener at the Ageas Bowl.Playing their first match in the ongoing World Cup, India on Wednesday...

05-Jun-2019 New Delhi

ICC posts illustration of Kohli on throne, fans unhappy

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has raised eyebrows by posting an illustration of India skipper Virat Kohli sitting on a throne with a crown on his head and a bat in hand on Twitter. The picture has seen some cricket fans fuming as they feel that...

05-Jun-2019 New Delhi

Brat to being responsible, role model Kohli turns new leaf

With great power comes great responsibility and no one knows it better than India skipper Virat Kohli. Not just a national heartthrob, cricket fanatics across the world look to emulate Kohli. And the once angry young man is definitely cooling down with each...

04-Jun-2019 Southhampton

Will talk to Rabada man-to-man : Virat Kohli

After Kagiso Rabada termed Virat Kohli as 'immature', the Indian skipper on Tuesday responded to the South African pacer's comment but meanwhile, also praised him.Rabada had recently said that Kohli likes to get into verbal spats with opposition team player...

04-Jun-2019 Southhampton

Have learnt from mistakes of 2017 Champions Trophy : Virat Kohli

India skipper Virat Kohli believes that his team has learnt from the mistakes of the 2017 Champions Trophy when they lost to arch-rivals Pakistan in the final and the captain has said that introducing wrist spinners in the side was a step in that direction.The...

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